Halloween cake with white icing and red slash pattern

Halloween party recipes

Throwing a Halloween party? Prepare to scare fellow ghouls with a frightfully good spread of savoury snacks, sweet treats and blood-curdling beverages.

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What says 'Halloween party' more than this cake? Fondant icing, strawberry jam and red food colouring are the secrets behind the 'blood' topping and filling

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Serve this ghoulish fruit punch at a Halloween party for kids (or big kids). Stir the purple punch and lychee 'eyeballs' and frozen 'hands' will be revealed

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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Make these kiwi pies for a Halloween party and they'll go down a treat with kids and grown-ups alike. Green jelly and custard make a delicious 'slime' filling 

55 mins
Easy
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Whip up these fun pizzas for a Halloween party. There are plenty of ways to make the spiders on top – we’ve used olives and salami but peppers work well too

32 mins
Easy
31 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

These spooky chocolate cake balls will be a hit with kids at Halloween - they can help decorate them too

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These freaky black vodka and pomegranate cocktails are the perfect drink to get any Halloween party started in spooky style

5 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Delicious and simple chocolate cup cakes to make with the kids at Halloween - real crowd-pleasers

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Soak these devilled eggs in food colourings to make Halloween nibbles that look fabulously ghoulish. They taste great with a seasoned mayonnaise filling

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids excited for Halloween with these spooky bat and spider cookies. Complete with 'squashed flies' made from chocolate chips, they'll be a big hit

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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Turn pretzels into a sweet, salty and spooky Halloween treat with some melted chocolate. You could also add coloured sprinkles for decoration, if you like

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This truffle roulette game is perfect for a Halloween party, as you can surprise guests with the fillings. They’re also fun to make with older children

25 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Let a friendly bat perch on your glass of milk or cuppa this Halloween with these spooky biscuits - add vanilla buttercream for bourbons

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The jellied texture and edible eyeball in this slimy mocktail are dreadfully delicious - perfect Halloween party fare for kids

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these healthy nachos with homemade sweetcorn salsa and fresh guacamole at a Halloween party – kids (and grown-ups!) will love the spooky bat shapes.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Blend white and dark rum with lime juice, pineapple juice and a splash of grenadine to make this ghoulish Halloween cocktail. Garnish with cherries and mint

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
5 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve these easy candy apples at a summer fête, on Bonfire Night, Halloween at a kids' birthday party. Experiment with fun and vibrant colours

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Pick a blue-veined cheese and a charcoal-coated one to serve with homemade crackers on this Halloween-themed cheeseboard

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake our ghost-shaped piñata biscuits with the kids for a Halloween treat. They feature a surprise centre with popping candy to stir up some excitement

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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Make a mocktail for your Halloween party using cherry juice, chilli, cinnamon and ginger, then garnish with edible fangs. Add vodka for those who prefer it

15 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake our Halloween cupcakes for your little monsters. With black velvet sponge and scary faces made using simple icing techniques, they're spookily good

45 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Throw a Halloween party and use a carved out pumpkin to make this creamy hummus. At other times of the year use butternut squash or a blue-skinned pumpkin

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These spooky treats are perfect for adding a touch of fun to a Halloween party

50 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Children will have great fun decorating these at Halloween parties

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Swiss meringue buttercream icing transformed into a spooky Halloween showstopper - this rich chocolate sponge will be the guest of honour at any Halloween party

1 hr and 55 mins
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